Archive - Obituary
August 18th, 2014
Bonnie J. Tangren, 88, of DuBois, formerly of Punxsutawney, went to be with the Lord, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at DuBois Nursing Home.
Mrs. Tangren was born Oct. 22, 1925, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Elmer and Kathryn (Hill) Emberg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Tangren, on Feb. 2, 2010.
Mrs. Tangren worked for A.O. Smith and Keyser Aluminum in Erie.
After returning to Punxsutawney, she was employed by Rola Jensen before retirement.
Bonnie was a member of the United Transportation Union.
Rexford L. â€śRexâ€ť Huber, 90, of North Point, Pa., passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 13, 1923, in Hunterâ€™s Grove, Jefferson County, Pa., the son of Jeremiah â€śJerryâ€ť and Eva Lena (Johns) Huber.
Rex graduated from Dayton High School in 1942 and honorably served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He married Dorothy C. Snyder on May 24, 1947, and in 1958, they moved to the family farm in West Mahoning Township. It was there that they spent the rest of their years together.
Marcia Anna Humble, 57, of Washington, Pa., died on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in her home.
She was born on Dec. 13, 1956, in Harrison, Pa., the daughter of the late John and Mary McGarry Bell.
Marcia graduated from Punxsutawney Area High School in 1974.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading.
Surviving are a son, Eric Humble, also of Washington, Pa.; a daughter, Dana (Wells) Krencik of Ellsworth; a sister, Mary James of Punxsutaw-
ney; and a grandson, Curtis Krencik.
At the request of the family, all services are private.
Rocky Collarini, 54, Punxsutawney, Pa., died Aug. 16, 2014, at UPMC
Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born April 30, 1960, the son of the late Robert Collarini Sr and
Esther Collarini Carrick.
Shirley Willette (Hartzfeld) Kellar passed away quietly after an extended illness on Aug. 17, 2014.
She was 90 years old.
She was born Jan. 28, 1924, in Bell Township in the old Bell Homestead that used to be on the corner of Route 119 and Airport Road near Punxsutawney.
She was the daughter of the late William Godfrey and Gertrude (McKay) Hartzfeld.
Marjorie â€śMargeâ€ť Gresock, 85, Grove City, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Grove City Medical Center, Grove City.
She was born Sept. 3, 1928, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late William W. and Virginia (Shomo) Blair.
On July 18, 1948, she married John A. Gresock Sr., who survives.
She was Presbyterian by faith.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed bowling, golfing, the Steelers and the Pirates, and she also helped mentor the bantam youth bowling league.
Girvin A. Wainwright, 94, went to be with the Lord, Aug. 15, 2014, at Penn Highlands Health System.
Mrs. Wainwright was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Gaskill Twp., Big Run, the daughter of the late Floyd and Elva J.C. (Smith) Reed.
On Dec. 11, 1937, she married Frank A. Wainwright Sr. who preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 2003. They were married 66 years and lived most of their lives on their farm near Trade City.
She was a graduate of Big Run High School.
Robert E. White, 80, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
He was born Nov. 26, 1933, in Erie, Pa., a son of Annabelle (White) Reisinger.
He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
He retired from the Punxsutawney Post Office as a Postal Carrier.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Russel Lee Frantz, 68, Brooksville, Florida, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
He was born Feb. 28, 1946, in Foxburg, a son of the late Edward Milton and Pheobe (Guthrie) Frantz.
On Dec. 31, 1986, he married Frances Roxanne Frantz (Bhe).
Mr. Frantz was a veteran of the U.S. Army and received his Associates of Engineering from Penn State.
He was a hard-working man who always had something to get done.
He always had a good joke or story to tell. He loved his â€śNOâ€ť button.
Russel and Roxanne enjoyed visiting family and casinos.
Dorothy Joan Fike, 73, of Fike Lane in Brookville, died on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.
The daughter of Walter Powell and Dorothy Orr Powell, she was born on Feb. 7, 1941, in Punxsutawney.
On Nov. 27, 1957, Dorothy married Irvin Richard Fike, who survives, in Winchester, Virginia.
She worked as a seamstress for more than 35 years at the Brookville Glove Factory.
She previously attended the Coolspring United Methodist Church.